Juniper Networks (News - Alert) and Qihoo 360 Technology have become partners. Under this strategic partnership, Juniper Networks’s QFabric architecture will be utilized in Qihoo 360 Technology’s newly built data center.
Qihoo 360 Technology has selected Juniper Networks' expertise due to its high-performance, high-availability networks. Juniper Networks' professional services team offered design and implementation support, ensuring a rapid and seamless transition to the QFabric architecture.
Juniper Networks has deployed a QFX3000-G QFabric System - designed for large enterprises, service providers and cloud data center environments - to support its expansion into new web-based services including search and cloud offerings.
Douglas Murray, senior vice president, Asia Pacific, Juniper Networks said in a statement, “The deployment of QFabric at Qihoo 360 Technology is a strong endorsement that Juniper Networks' solutions are the right choice for the most demanding data center applications and is further proof of success of our data center network simplification strategy.”
Juniper Networks EX4200 Ethernet Switches with Virtual Chassis technology have been deployed to offer control plane access to the network and support connections to multiple Internet service providers. Qihoo 360 Technology has also deployed Juniper Networks MX960 3D Universal Edge Routers to support high-performance content synchronization between its new and existing data centers.
Tan Xiaosheng, vice president, Qihoo 360 Technology said, “The QFabric solution caters to the demands of our current business and vision for future work and growth. It fully meets our need for low latency performance and scalability, together with ease of deployment, operations and maintenance, which result in a low total cost-of-ownership.”
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